MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

Performance Results

 
Gaming
Gaming 77%
Battleship
Desktop
Desktop 77%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 52%
Yacht
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing above expectations (70th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 30 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a brilliant single core score, this CPU is the business: It demolishes everyday tasks such as web browsing, office apps and audio/video playback. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 86.4%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is excellent.
Graphics79.7% is a very good 3D score, it's the business. This GPU can handle recent 3D games at high resolutions and ultra detail levels.
Boot Drive71.6% is a good SSD score. This drive enables fast boots, responsive applications and ensures minimum system IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
Run History
SystemMSI MS-7978
MotherboardMSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)  (all builds)
Memory12.6 GB free of 16 GB @ 2.1 GHz
Display1920 x 1080 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20160724
Uptime0.6 Days
Run DateFeb 14 '18 at 03:05
Run Duration141 Seconds
Run User GBR-User
Background CPU2%

 PC Performing above expectations (70th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
Intel Core i5-6600-$232
U3E1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 4 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.65 GHz (avg)
Performing way above expectations (99th percentile)
86.4% Excellent
SC Int 117
SC Float 123
SC Mixed 119
96% 120 Pts
QC Int 432
QC Float 466
QC Mixed 449
102% 449 Pts
MC Int 439
MC Float 467
MC Mixed 454
68% 453 Pts
Poor: 60%
This bench: 86.4%
Great: 85%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB-$249
CLim: 2062 MHz, MLim: 2506 MHz, Ram: 6GB, Driver: 390.77
Performing way above expectations (98th percentile)
79.7% Very good
Lighting 249
Reflection 213
Parallax 223
74% 228 fps
MRender 185
Gravity 225
Splatting 179
84% 196 fps
Poor: 60%
This bench: 79.7%
Great: 78%
Drives Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
HyperX Savage 120GB-$80
27GB free (System drive)
Firmware: SAFM00.r Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way below expectations (13th percentile)
71.6% Very good
Read 511
Write 291
Mixed 412
90% 405 MB/s
4K Read 24.7
4K Write 100
4K Mixed 12.8
107% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 32.4
DQ Write 95.6
DQ Mixed 12.7
24% 46.9 MB/s
Poor: 62%
This bench: 71.6%
Great: 107%
WD Green 1TB (2011)-$53
686GB free
Firmware: 80.00A80 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing way above expectations (86th percentile)
78% Very good
Read 132
Write 140
Mixed 132
102% 135 MB/s
4K Read 0.86
4K Write 1.92
4K Mixed 0.26
101% 1.02 MB/s
Poor: 38%
This bench: 78%
Great: 85%
WD Blue 1TB (2012)-$40
351GB free
Firmware: 01.01A01 Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
Performing below expectations (35th percentile)
75.4% Very good
Read 136
Write 127
Mixed 127
98% 130 MB/s
4K Read 0.77
4K Write 1.93
4K Mixed 0.33
104% 1.01 MB/s
Poor: 49%
This bench: 75.4%
Great: 106%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB-$186
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 2133 MHz
Performing way above expectations (89th percentile)
79% Very good
MC Read 28.4
MC Write 30
MC Mixed 25.1
80% 27.8 GB/s
SC Read 18.2
SC Write 30.4
SC Mixed 24.3
69% 24.3 GB/s
Latency 64
62% 64 ns
Poor: 42%
This bench: 79%
Great: 87%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978) Builds (Compare 604 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 68%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 72%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 47%
Yacht

Motherboard: MSI H170A GAMING PRO (MS-7978)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $767
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